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  • 31 August 2009

    Brazilian Navy Plans First Nuclear Submarine

    The Brazilian Navy is planing to build its first nuclear-powered submarine with French cooperation by the year 2021. The submersible warship will be equipped with conventional weapons and powered with...

  • 31 August 2009

    Lebanese Maritime Task Force Transfers Command

    The commander of the maritime task force (MTF) of the United Nations interim force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), Rear Admiral Ruggiero Di Biase of Italy has handed over authority to Rear...

  • 27 August 2009

    Boeing to Update US Navy’s Poseidon Aircraft

    The US Navy has awarded a $25m contract to Boeing to update the navy's P-8A Poseidon, a long-range, anti-submarine, surveillance aircraft. The multimission maritime aircraft is designed to perform anti-submarine...

  • 27 August 2009

    Indonesian Navy Plans New Warship

    State-owned shipbuilding company PT PAL is hoping to build a $240m missile-equipped warship for the Indonesian Navy, scheduled to launch by 2010. PAL president director Harsusanto said that some export...

  • 26 August 2009

    US Navy Develops Autonomous Ship-Cleaning Robot

    The US Navy is set to introduce an autonomous hull-grooming robot, the bio-inspired underwater grooming tool (BUG) to clean the hulls of navy ships. The BUG moves around the underwater...

  • 26 August 2009

    US Navy Takes Delivery of USS Dewey

    The US Navy has accepted the delivery of Arleigh Burke Class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG-105) from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding. USS Dewey is equipped with an integrated naval weapon system,...

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